La Ville-du-Bois

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La Ville-du-Bois
La Ville-du-Bois is located in France
La Ville-du-Bois
La Ville-du-Bois
Coordinates: 48°39′40″N 2°16′07″E / 48.6611°N 2.2687°E / 48.6611; 2.2687Coordinates: 48°39′40″N 2°16′07″E / 48.6611°N 2.2687°E / 48.6611; 2.2687
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Montlhéry
Intercommunality Europ'Essonne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Meur
Area1 8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,894
 • Density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91665 / 91620
Elevation 82–162 m (269–531 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

La Ville-du-Bois is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 40 km (25 mi) from the center of Paris.

Inhabitants of La Ville-du-Bois are known as Urbisylvains.

Notable residents[edit]

Constantine Andreou, the Greek painter, once lived in La Ville-du-Bois. In 1999, the town's library was named in honor of Andreou.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bibliothèque municipale Constantin Andréou" (in French). Retrieved 2007-05-29. 

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